Flower ID request | 20DEC2010AR02

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raghu ananth

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Dec 20, 2010, 1:12:26 PM12/20/10
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Flower ID request |  20DEC2010AR02
Garden flower,

Ammenhalli Forest
Uttara Kannada
25 June 2005
Habitat: Garden fence 
Plant height: 3 meters



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Raghu

"What a marvel is the human brain. Each of its invention seems to be more wonderful than the one before. Yet there is a seed of discomfort within and a search for something different, something deeper within oneself In earlier ages that search had drawn people to jungles and mountains in an attempt to think and see more clearly. Now we are imprisoned in jungles of  concrete and steel and  have lost our links to nature"




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raghu ananth

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Dec 20, 2010, 1:19:04 PM12/20/10
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"What a marvel is the human brain. Each of its invention seems to be more 
wonderful than the one before. Yet there is a seed of discomfort within and a 
search for something different, something deeper within oneself In earlier ages 
that search had drawn people to jungles and mountains in an attempt to think and 
see more clearly. Now we are imprisoned in jungles of  concrete and steel and 
 have lost our links to nature" 

- Smt Indira Gandhi

Neil Soares

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Dec 20, 2010, 1:32:56 PM12/20/10
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Hi,
 This is a Cleome sp. possibly Cleome speciosa.
                       Regards,
                        Neil Soares.

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raghu ananth

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Dec 20, 2010, 1:48:16 PM12/20/10
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Date Correction:
Pls read Photo date as 11 Oct 2010 05.26PM


tanay bose

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Dec 20, 2010, 1:53:06 PM12/20/10
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Hi raghu Ji,
As Neil Ji said this is Cleome speciosa.
I too have the same opinion

Regards
Tanay


On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 10:48 AM, raghu ananth <ragh...@yahoo.com> wrote:
Date Correction:
Pls read Photo date as 11 Oct 2010 05.26PM





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Pankaj Kumar

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Dec 20, 2010, 9:33:02 PM12/20/10
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Yes Cleome speciosa
Pankaj
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Mahadeswara

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Dec 20, 2010, 11:39:03 PM12/20/10
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Cleome hasslerana. Synonym:Cleome houtteana, :Cleome pungens,
Cleome spinosa.The cleome, or spider flower, is an annual flower known
for its long seedpods. They develop below the flowers to look
spidery. Most attractive cultivated annual in different hues (white,
crimson, pink, etc. flowers). I will upload the photos recently taken
in Mysore.
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Mahadeswara

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Dec 21, 2010, 7:02:35 AM12/21/10
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I am sure it is Cleome hasslerana. Synonym:Cleome
houtteana, :Cleome pungens,Cleome spinosa.The cleome, or spider
flower. I have grown this plant myself. Please check the
references:
www. toptropicals.com, www.davesgarden.com and many other websites
as well as horticulture books.

Dinesh Valke

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Dec 22, 2010, 9:21:02 AM12/22/10
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... me too believe it to be Cleome hassleriana ... presently known as Tarenaya hassleriana (syn. Cleome arborea, Cleome hasslerana, Cleome houtteana, Cleome pungens, Cleome spinosa)


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